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Skin to Skin in the OR

Immediately after babies are born, they are stressed out by the experience, and their bodies are coursing with stress hormones — which make them more sensitive to odor and more able to root out Mom’s nipple and latch on. But after waiting too long, she says, “those stress hormones drop.”

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Biggest C-Section Risk May Be Your Hospital

While some women opt for a cesarean, and some have a legitimate emergency that requires this surgery, the majority of women who have cesareans are at a higher risk simply because of the hospital they choose. Let that sink in for...

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